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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Milan Linate, train, ferry  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
  3. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio

$93 - $308

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train, ferry  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FRA - BGY
  2. Take the train from Bergamo to Lecco
  3. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio

$39 - $232

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, ferry  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FRA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
  4. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio

$93 - $282

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$153 - $385

Fly to Verona, train, ferry  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
  4. Take the ferry from Varenna to Menaggio

$132 - $431

Train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Lugano Ece / ...

$99 - $264

Train via Basel SBB  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano 21 / ...

$144 - $279

Bus, train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 022 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lugano Ec

$83 - $112

Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Como 207

$42 - $67

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio 387.8 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio is to fly and train and ferry which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Menaggio Piazza Roma via Karlsruhe and Como San Giovanni Stazione FS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 57 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Menaggio is 451 km. The road distance is 620.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio without a car is to train which takes 9 h 6 min and costs 85€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio is to train which takes 9 h 6 min and costs 85€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Como station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio.
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  • Distance: 281.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Menaggio, Italy?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio via Mannheim Hbf, Lugano, and Lugano, Stazione Nord in around 9 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio via Karlsruhe and Como San Giovanni Stazione FS in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Website
Trenord
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
Trenord
Train from Bergamo to Lecco
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
Trenord
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Lugano
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lugano
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Lugano
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Como
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio is 621 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Menaggio.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 3432+ hotels available in Menaggio. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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